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Old 09-12-2012, 10:30 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by ligardner View Post
Silver, does the dogbone mount have a rubber bushing that can make a clunk? It is true that there is a forward-backward component to this noise. But because of the need to have the wheel jacked hard I assumed this was in some steering component.

I've replaced the driver and passenger side motor mounts but I didn't do the dogbone. Its probably about time. car has 105,000 miles.
Yes. The "dog bone" or torque strut mount has bushings that can wear out and cause that.
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